The long read: Forgeries have got so good – and so costly – that Sotheby’s has brought in its own in-house fraud-busting expert
— Read on www.theguardian.com/news/2018/jun/15/how-to-spot-a-perfect-fake-the-worlds-top-art-forgery-detective
Actors have long been superstitious about acting in it. That’s partly because performances have been riddled with accidents and fatalities; indeed, actors consider it bad luck to even utter the name…
— Read on onezero.medium.com/how-data-science-pinpointed-the-creepiest-word-in-macbeth-3150995d3808
Take a trip to a time when promotional visuals had to be hand-drawn.
— Read on designtaxi.com/
AI-based synthetic beach generator.
— Read on thisbeachdoesnotexist.com/
It’s the FBIs, NSAs, and Equifaxes of the world versus a swelling movement of Cypherpunks, civil libertarians, and millionaire hackers. At stake: Whether privacy will exist in the 21st century.
— Read on www.wired.com/1993/02/crypto-rebels/
A look at the ‘Plastico di Roma Imperiale,’ a sprawling 1:250 scale model of ancient Rome commissioned by Mussolini in 1933. Now housed in the Museum of Roman Civilization in EUR, it’s one of the best references for how ancient Rome once looked.
— Read on mymodernmet.com/scale-model-ancient-rome/